J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Standing with left foot forward; knees slightly bent; wings unfurled behind; holding proportionately rather large dolphin on right shoulder, with right hand above and left below. Head loooking to right, face close to dolphin; hair parted on both sides and gathered into a topknot above. Wing feathers carefully engraved; very careful modelling of figures. Standing on round plinth with moulded profile. Spout in mouth of dolphin for use as fountain figure. Original found at Pompeii.
Commissioned by John Wanamaker on behalf of Museum from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry)
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Current & Past Exhibitions:
J. Chiurazzi & Fils - Naples, Italy - Bronze Foundry - Reproductions of the Bronzes found at Pompeii and Herculaneum and at present in the National Museum of Naples (30 Apr 1904 - 01 Dec 1904)
Elkins Reading Room / Archives Display ( Sep 1990)
[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. : Page/Fig./Plate: 68
[Catalogue] S. Chiurazzi & Fils. 1904. S. Chiurazzi & Fils Naples Italy Bronze Foundry. Reproductions of the Bronzes Found at Pompei and Herculaneaum and at Present in the National Museum in Naples. The Collection of Bronzes Made Upon the Order of John Wanamaker of Philadelphia for the.
[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements.
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